Weekly Top 5 Papers – June 24, 2016

1. Concealed Carry Permit Holders Across the United States by John R. Lott Jr. (Crime Prevention Research Center), John E Whitley (Crime Prevention Research Center; Institute for Defense Analyses) and Rebekah C. Riley (Crime Prevention Research Center)

2. Finding Certainty in Cert: An Empirical Analysis of the Factors Involved in Supreme Court Certiorari Decisions from 2001-2015 by Adam Feldman (University of Southern California, Political Science, Students) and Alexander Kappner (University of Southern California, Law School, Students)

3. Pricing Contract Terms in a Crisis: Venezuelan Bonds in 2016 by Elena Carletti (Bocconi University – Department of Finance; European University Institute – Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies (RSCAS)) and Paolo Colla (Bocconi University – Department of Finance; Bocconi University – BAFFI Center on International Markets, Money, and Regulation)
and G. Gulati (Duke University School of Law) and Steven Ongena (University of Zurich – Department of Banking and Finance)

4. The Use of Leniency in EU Cartel Enforcement: An Assessment after Twenty Years by Wouter Wils (King’s College London; European Commission)

5. Implied Distributions from GBPUSD Risk-Reversals and Implication for Brexit ScenariosImplied Distributions from GBPUSD Risk-Reversals and Implication for Brexit Scenarios by Iain Clark (Efficient Frontier Consulting Ltd) and Saeed Amen (Thalesians Ltd)